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Al Haggounia 010
Basic information Name: Al Haggounia 010
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2019
Country: Western Sahara
Mass:help 35 kg
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  Aubrite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 67 approved meteorites classified as Aubrite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Aubrites, Enstatite achondrites, and Enstatite-rich meteorites
Comments: Approved 8 Apr 2021
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Writeup from MB 110:

Al Haggounia 010        27°30’N, 12°30’W

Saguia el Hamra, Western Sahara

Find: 2006

Classification: Enstatite achondrite (Aubrite)

History: Found in Morocco in 2006. Purchased by Ziyao Wang from Habib naji Naji in Guelmim, Morocco, Dec 2019

Physical characteristics: This single stone weighs 35 kg and has no fusion crust. The exterior is brown in color with some orange patches.

Petrography: This stone displays a fine-grained equigranular texture. It mainly consists of anhedral enstatite (0.1- 0.5 mm in length) with clasts of enstatite (up to 0.95 mm across). Plagioclase is the minor mineral and interstitial to enstatite. Accessory mineral includes kamacite, troilite and daubreelite.

Geochemistry: Enstatite is characterized by the homogeneous composition of En98.5 Wo1.5, while plagioclase is Ab80.5 Or4.3. kamacite contains 1.237 wt% Si and 3.383 wt% Ni, daubréelite contains 17.026 wt% Fe, 37.815 wt% Cr, 42.63 S wt%, and 2.986 wt% Mn.

Specimens: 71 g including two polished thick sections are on deposit at CUG; Ziyao Wang holds the main mass.

Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Saguia el Hamra
Place of purchase:Guelmim
Date:2006
Latitude:27°30'N
Longitude:12°30'W
Mass (g):35000
Pieces:1
Class:Aubrite
Wollastonite (mol%):1.5
Classifier:Haijun Li and Ting Cao,CUG
Type spec mass (g):71
Type spec location:CUG
Main mass:Ziyao Wang
Comments:Submitted by Haijun Li,CUG
Institutions
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CUG: Planetary Science Institute, School of Earth Sciences China University of Geosciences (Wuhan) 388 Lumo Road, Wuhan, Hubei 430074, P. R. China, China (institutional address; updated 4 Feb 2019)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 110, in preparation (2021)
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Geography:

Western Sahara
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (27° 30'N, 12° 30'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 97 approved meteorites from Saguia el Hamra, Western Sahara
     This is 1 of 234 approved meteorites from Western Sahara (plus 19 unapproved names)
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